Ice Storm Warning

The National Weather Service has issued an Ice Storm Warning until noon 2 p.m. today. That snow that fell yesterday now have a coating of ice over the top. You can see and probably hear the mini ice pellets coming down. That freezing rain is making conditions bad. The roads are icy and officials are urging people to stay home.

Here are live traffic cameras for Ballard:

The intersection of 15th Ave. NW and NW Market St, looking south

NW 85th St. and Aurora, looking east.

15th Ave. NW and NW 65th St., looking south

  • Due to icy conditions, there will be no residential garbage pickup in Seattle today, and only limited commercial service.
  • Weather permitting, garbage, recycling, and food/yard waste service will resume Friday, on a revised schedule — with customers scheduled for pickup today collected Friday, and Friday customers collected Saturday.

    If your materials are not picked up this week, please put them out on your next regularly scheduled pickup day. Missed customers will be allowed to set out double their normal amount of garbage, recycling and yard waste at no additional charge.

  • Seattle Public Libraries are closed today due to the extreme weather conditions
  • Metro continues on weather routes. Check this site for changes to your bus route.
  • As of 7:45 a.m., one runway and one taxi way at Sea-Tac airport are open.
  • Notes from Wednesday evening:

  • The Seattle Public Schools will be closed again on Thursday. All after school activities canceled and the John Stanford Center will be closed.
  • (We will be posting your snow pictures a little later today.)

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